'‘RRR’ Screenwriter Vijayendra Prasad On Stealing Stories And Dictating

Prasad On Stealing Stories And Dictating

In a

candid on-stage presentation at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, “RRR”

Prasad was

speaking on Tuesday at a well-attended session titled ‘The Master’s Writing Process’ that reviewed

“I go

to our epics for inspiration,” he said, referencing the Indian epics “Mahabharata” and “Ramayana,” said

He argued

that while there are no new stories, there are many emotions and ingredients which are

Prasad began

screenwriting in his late forties, motivated by “hunger

I am

a big fan of ‘Sholay’ and [screenwriting duo] Salim-Javed

I learned

by watching my favorite movies again and again and picked up a lot

If you

watch [1957 title] ‘Maya Bazaar, even now, you won’t find a single wasted frame,” he

Currently working

on the sequel to “RRR” and a screen adaptation of the “Mahabharata,” both for his

Rajamouli, Prasad

said, “My story must create hunger in the audience

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